This month David answers the question: How should I work with SI joint pain in warrior 1? David describes how you can change the position of the body to direct less pressure into the SI joints in warrior 1.
David breaks down parsvottanasana or intense side-stretching pose. Learn what components allow or restrict movement in this posture. Understand what patterns can be established to evolve this pose over time.
This month David highlights the gastrocnemius muscles. Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and what yoga postures use them.
Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences of yoga injuries and the contexts in which they happened.
This month, David answers the question: Should we jump into plank or chaturanga position? David describes the difference between these two movements and explains why either could be the right choice, depending on the situation.
In this post, David answers the question: how do I create a strong yoga practice? David discusses what it means to create a strong yoga practice and shares some suggestions for cultivating strength.
This month David is highlighting the internal and external intercostal muscles. Take a look at where these important breathing muscles attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.
Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences with types of injuries in yoga and the contexts in which they happened.
This month, David responds to the question: How do I work with a long torso and short femurs? David highlights the importance of not trying to compare our expression of a posture with someone else. Each person’s posture will look different because we each have a different body.
David breaks down variations of standing wide-legged forward bend. Learn what components allow or restrict movement in different versions of this posture. Understand what patterns can be established to evolve this pose over time.